It is clear that we are not getting enough sun and most people are seriously vitamin D deficient but does taking vitamin D replace the benefits of sunlight?read more
Featured: Can vitamin D replace the sun?
The development of lighter skin to improve vitamin D synthesis in northern latitudes was thought to come at a cost: increased risk of sun damage. But a new study suggests that protective mechanisms evolved as well.read more
There is a lot of confusion and controversy around Vitamin D deficiency, but one thing that is quite clear is that vitamin D rich foods and sunlight are not enough to ensure you are getting sufficient vitamin D.read more
The World Health Organisation has raised the classification of tanning beds from a possible human carcinogen to a category 1 rating of carcinogenic to humans. In July 2009 a working group of 20 scientists from nine different countries met at the International Agency for Research on Cancer. In their report, published in Lancet Oncology, they reassessed types of radiation carcinogenic to humans and based on current evidence moved tanning beds into the highest risk category for causing cancer in humans .read more